Player Comparison: Amari Cooper vs. Kevin White

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Nov 8, 2014; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) celebrates after a touchdown against the LSU Tigers during the second quarter of a game at Tiger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Let’s recap where each wide receiver held an advantage:

Cooper: Athleticism, Release, Separation, Route Tree, Potential, Yards After Catch

White: Natural Hands, Catch in Traffic, Blocking, Body Control, Health

And the winner is…..

Amari Cooper! Winning in 6 categories, compared to 5 for White.

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Both prospects were a lot of fun to watch when I did their full evaluations earlier this offseason (Cooper’s, White’s), and I think both will be very good at the next level.

Above all else, what gives Cooper the edge over White is his route-running ability. Cooper’s ability to get open should translate to the next level better than any other quality that either of these players possess.

Let me know if you agree or disagree with my assessment and why in the comments below. It was fun to compare the two, so let’s keep the conversation going.

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